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by jazz14456
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:31 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts
Replies: 9979
Views: 1977291

Re: Coding: Fleeting Thoughts

M.qrius wrote:

Code: Select all

boolean ever = true;
for(;ever;) {
    [Do stuff]
}


Nice way to write down an eternal loop :P


In Objective-C its simply

while (1){
}

:P
by jazz14456
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: The "IT DOESN'T WORK!" thread
Replies: 1958
Views: 556727

Re:

I hate tracking a 'software bug' down to a hardware problem. It's like a whole day of my life has been ripped away. Sometimes more than one day. I have really come to hate... well, everybody. I've got to learn NOT TO give computers and old equipment to people I know. They always want lifetime servi...
by jazz14456
Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:03 pm UTC
Forum: Coding
Topic: Help Wanted
Replies: 36
Views: 81721

Re: Help Wanted

Since this hasn't already been mentioned (please excuse me if it isn't all right to post this) : careers.stackoverflow.com For job seekers, there are a lot of nice looking jobs on there with a variety of necessary skillets. For job employers, although it costs somewhere around three hundred dollars ...
by jazz14456
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:23 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

That was incredible....
also, I think I was one of the first persons to predict the end. :O
Not sure if thats a bad thing or a good thing XD

But its... done?
Woah...

Has GLR ever posted anywhere on the forums here?

Why do you guys post the images with a redundant one?
by jazz14456
Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:28 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Not even going to bother with ketchup at the amount you guys have posted.
:O

But good morning. Or evening. Or whatever the time it is wherever you live.
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why do you guys have the redundant images whenever you post images (well, important images, anyway)?
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:37 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:
pkcommando wrote:PanickONG!


Spoiler:
Image


Let's move out!


"This place is ending"

I got a chill when I read that.

I thought that was a sweet quote, so I sigged it a few minutes ago. :)
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:54 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

What is the link to mscha's pixbot?
xkcd.aubronwood.com hasn't been updating....
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:57 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

um, so, they know boats, medieval castles and siege weapons, but they live in a small tribe in tents in a salt flat and claim not to know anything at all. still, there's the mysterious steam bottle. doesn't really add up without some additional revelations, does it? Cuganites =/ Beanites Thats why....
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Cuegan will eventually find themselves cut off from the land and surrounded by rising water. But they will be rescued in the nick of time: airlifted out by a Firefly-class transport ship. Thus ends time. FIREFL-ONG? http://forums.xkcd.com/download/file.php?id=38194&mode=view Name's Captain ...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:42 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Prediction (I've watched all the newpix, but haven't four pages ketchup left):
The first non-Cuegan character to start acting in a way that gives us attachment torwards he/SHE will be the first to die.

Yes, I am not-so-subtly suggesting someone.
(http://abload.de/img/lapetitek0s89.gif)
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

It would certainly feel narratively correct for La Petite to sail up in a raft, which she had built from the sandcastle structure and whatever she was dragging into frame when we last saw her. Yup. There was no point in putting Chekhov's Little French Girl on the beach in the first act unless she's...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:12 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

ChronosDragon wrote:
Unless I'm mistaken, forty in base 60 is still forty

unless it's 4 groups of 60, in which case "oh no" is quite pertinent.


4 x 60 = 240
240 + 0 x 6 = 240 + 0 =240

so 4060=24010
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

The Twenty is an estimate, but all the others are exact. But since we've been using "The Forty" without qualms, and twenty is also a nice round number, I see no objection to calling the approximate half of their tribe currently in the hills "The Twenty". But what if Cueganites u...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Got to go...

I just tried to view www.xkcd.com/1990/ and panicked when I got the 404 error.
Facepalm
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:24 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

What if Rosetta doesn't speak her own language at all, as supposed by the map, and the triangle is just the symbol that indicates on the language map that she speaks both the square language AND the circle one?
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

taixzo wrote:My prediction: This is another jump-cut, like the one with the bucket. We will cut to LaPetite with a raft.

Didn't someone point out very well while rafts most likely aren't made by the Cuganites or the Beanies?
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Correct me if I'm wrong, there isn't anything that doesn't really make sense that we have seen that we don't understand well enough (or are VERY likely to know). We know almost the exact year that this happened. We know where it happened. We know what is happening in the nature. The only things we ...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

But we could always tell him in a very strong, passionate way (and holy crap you guys aren't lacking in passion) how much we enjoyed this, and how much we would like another one. Not keen on a "now do another one" petition - but I do agree that the energy and the goodwill in this communit...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

What does molpy mean? Any small animal (or moving unidentified pixels) in the OTC. Unless they're raptors. As a rule, raptors are the predators. If the animal is identifiable, the word "molpy" is often fused with the actual animal, like squirpy for squirrels or meowpy for cats or wolpy fo...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:09 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

BLACK ONG?????????????? Hurray, a nice little break to go for a walk Outside. I'm sure, with such a dull ONG, there will be hardly any activity here to miss while I'm gone </sarcasm>. Back by next newpix... (Oh god, I've become one of you) ETA: Oh hey, pope again? I hereby decree: do not do as I de...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:07 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

@jazz14456; You and I are on the same page there. I mentioned earlier (though possibly over-looked) that Cueball said "about 40". He replied an answer that makes a lot of sense. Just to clear things up a little, can we start saying ~40 and ~20 instead of just 40 and 20, though? That would...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

....blah blah blah by me and by you.... Hitting the iceberg could be called THE climax, just as you called this. Cuegan still have to combine the Six and the Twelve (with whatever problems there are with that), get the Party of Twenty over to the Hills to rejoin the Other Party of Twenty, and then ...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:49 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

What does molpy mean? Also, about what you said about GLR being like the sea: that reminds me of one of the reppuns on the cinematic version of Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. The reppun was something along the lines of "Aslan is not a tame lion." It was used i...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

If GLR doesn't make another comic in this format, I think we should try and do some kind of petition. Knowing you guys, it would end up just being a few bots signing it over and over. Why don't we make it apparent that we are allowed to do it as often as we want..... but PROVE that we aren't using ...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

And the other comment about Cueball's Rock (Fram M3002) : and all I can do is :? :( :cry: (for some reason this one hit square in the feels.) {And I haven't even seen anyone else's reaction, yet. Ong is goat on this page.} It shows they are not nomadic, or at least have been coming and going from t...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:35 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now that I've ketchupped and I've had a lot of time to think things over, here's what I think: This is the climax. As was previously said in different words: Groups of important pix have become more and more frequent, and longer since Lucky. There is evident danger. This is THE climax, not A climax...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:28 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Step 1 was get everyone together. That means continue back the way the Six came, to the camp, to get the Twelve before the water reaches them, and possibly some kind of raft materials; then head back upland through the hills to grab the Twenty before they get stranded on an island. Not sure that th...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

And the other comment about Cueball's Rock (Fram M3002) : and all I can do is :? :( :cry: (for some reason this one hit square in the feels.) {And I haven't even seen anyone else's reaction, yet. Ong is goat on this page.} It shows they are not nomadic, or at least have been coming and going from t...
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Now that I've ketchupped and I've had a lot of time to think things over, here's what I think: This is the climax. As was previously said in different words: Groups of important pix have become more and more frequent, and longer since Lucky. There is evident danger. This is THE climax, not A climax....
by jazz14456
Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

It's totes obvo that Cueball has spotted an incoming ocean liner and nobody is paying attention to him. Like, Gee Willikers. KNOW IT'S GUDZILA JEESH!!1111 evry1 nowes gudzila cums frum dah oshin. GET IT RIGHT XD Ocean liners are those huge cruise ships, right? Maybe it's the Titanic, somehow either...
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:15 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Wildhound wrote:It's totes obvo that Cueball has spotted an incoming ocean liner and nobody is paying attention to him. Like, Gee Willikers.

KNOW IT'S GUDZILA JEESH!!1111

evry1 nowes gudzila cums frum dah oshin.
GET IT RIGHT


XD

Ocean liners are those huge cruise ships, right?
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:10 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it just me, or does it feel like we are getting close to the climax? I think (and fear) you may be right. The pace of the OTC is now so fast (compared to what we were used to), it pretty much has to be. It could be a dramatic moment, where this eventually leads into a bigger danger. But yeah, yo...
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:02 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Is it just me, or does it feel like we are getting close to the climax?
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

I guess waves do make more sense then white--> bodies <--white But if the waves were really 100 meters in the actual event, then we should be able to judge if the thing Cueball sees ARE waves by how far away he is from the water, right? How far away is he from the water? Or do the waves start out sm...
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

In case things start speeding up, do any of the scripts save backups every minute? We don't want to miss some...
Knowing how dedicated OTT is, I would assume so, just checking.
by jazz14456
Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Hey people, I'm Jazz, I joined last night in case you weren't there.

Newpic: Predication of what the stuff is in the water:
Spoiler:
dead bodies from the people who stayed behind or the group that the village folk wanted to wait for


1190 is heating up, big time... :O
by jazz14456
Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Possibly relevant to the eternal "how much was planned in advance" question. Here's a list of things in the comic that, in retrospect, are consistent with (and therefore potential clues to) Megan and Cueball climbing out of a deep basin with a central salt lake. Most of them a...
by jazz14456
Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0207: "What xkcd Means"
Replies: 482
Views: 72152

Re:

4... wow. I didn't think anyone else did that. Glad they do, though. That's what I was thinking. I try to make up a new, non-repetitive or redundant one every morning at school, and then I store it on my iPod Touch and use homeroom to check for repeats. Yes, I do bump into people a lot on the way d...
by jazz14456
Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:46 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107239
Views: 50210370

Re: 1190: "Time"

Why are we assuming that Cugan is speaking English? No we're not, not as a whole, anyway. A pretty common notion, at one point, was to assume they speak "Unglish" (hence USB - Unglish, Squarish, Beanish - when we thought Hairypatta brundlefly still spoke proper Unglish, that is. brundlefl...

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